The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / North West
Rank 71 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing HP 67 104 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 2.72% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 6.49% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 40
Median daily rate £403 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -69.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-36.95% +68.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1603 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.36% 41.99% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 874 759
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 28 £425 +34.01% 9
Lancashire +27 25 £475 +72.72% 3
Cheshire -1 9 £130 -72.63%
Merseyside -12 4 £318 -15.33%
Cumbria +5 1 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HP.

1 38 (36.89%) Windows
2 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.36%) Active Directory
3 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (20.39%) VMware
5 20 (19.42%) Linux
6 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (17.48%) COBOL
7 18 (17.48%) ITIL
7 18 (17.48%) Migration
8 17 (16.50%) Cisco
8 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
8 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (15.53%) SQL
10 15 (14.56%) SAN
10 15 (14.56%) IBM
11 14 (13.59%) ICL
11 14 (13.59%) StarTeam
11 14 (13.59%) VME
11 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (13.59%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
12 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
12 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
12 13 (12.62%) TDD
12 13 (12.62%) Finance
13 12 (11.65%) MS Office
13 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.74%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.91%) Apache
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.94%) Jetty
4 2 (1.94%) Mongrel
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) CICS
5 1 (0.97%) SAS
5 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Office
2 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.94%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) SAN
2 9 (8.74%) Firewall
3 8 (7.77%) DNS
3 8 (7.77%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.80%) VPN
5 6 (5.83%) NAS
6 5 (4.85%) DHCP
7 4 (3.88%) FTP
7 4 (3.88%) LAN
7 4 (3.88%) WAN
8 3 (2.91%) HTTP
8 3 (2.91%) IPsec
8 3 (2.91%) SSL
8 3 (2.91%) VoIP
9 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.94%) VLAN
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) IDMS
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) StarTeam
2 5 (4.85%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.91%) Selenium
3 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) JMeter
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (1.94%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.97%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.97%) Firebug
5 1 (0.97%) NUnit
5 1 (0.97%) The Grinder
5 1 (0.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.53%) Developer
2 10 (9.71%) Architect
3 9 (8.74%) Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Field Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Field Service Engineer
4 7 (6.80%) Lead Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) COBOL Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) IT Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Printer Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Regular Expression
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) J2EE
4 2 (1.94%) Middleware
4 2 (1.94%) Servlets
5 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.97%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.91%) Life Science
3 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.94%) IBM XIV
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Robotics
5 1 (0.97%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.42%) Linux
4 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.59%) VME
5 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.68%) AIX
8 9 (8.74%) Windows 10
8 9 (8.74%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (6.80%) HPUX
10 7 (6.80%) Solaris
10 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
11 6 (5.83%) Unix
11 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.91%) SUSE
13 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) ITIL
1 18 (17.48%) Migration
2 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
2 13 (12.62%) TDD
3 9 (8.74%) Data Migration
3 9 (8.74%) Service Management
4 7 (6.80%) High Availability
5 6 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (5.83%) Integration Testing
5 6 (5.83%) Release Management
6 5 (4.85%) Privileged Access Management
6 5 (4.85%) SIEM
7 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.88%) Defect Management
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Testing
7 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.88%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.88%) Time Management
8 3 (2.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) COBOL
2 16 (15.53%) SQL
3 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.68%) VBScript
5 10 (9.71%) Java
6 7 (6.80%) Perl
7 5 (4.85%) Bourne shell
7 5 (4.85%) Korn
8 3 (2.91%) VB
9 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.94%) C#
9 2 (1.94%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) VB6
10 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.97%) JCL
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
10 1 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.85%) MCSA
5 5 (4.85%) MCSE
6 4 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.91%) MCP
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.94%) CISSP
8 2 (1.94%) SANS
8 2 (1.94%) SSCP
9 1 (0.97%) CAPM
9 1 (0.97%) CCIE
9 1 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.97%) Degree
9 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.97%) PMP
9 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) COSHH
System Software
1 22 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.59%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) VMware GSX
6 2 (1.94%) vSphere
6 2 (1.94%) Xen
6 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) SCOM
2 7 (6.80%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.83%) Netcool
3 6 (5.83%) SCCM
4 5 (4.85%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.94%) MOM
5 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.94%) OpenView
5 2 (1.94%) Puppet
5 2 (1.94%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.97%) DameWare
6 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.39%) VMware
3 17 (16.50%) Cisco
4 15 (14.56%) IBM
5 14 (13.59%) ICL
6 11 (10.68%) Citrix
7 10 (9.71%) Brocade
8 8 (7.77%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.80%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.80%) EMC
9 7 (6.80%) Oracle
10 5 (4.85%) CA
10 5 (4.85%) Dell
10 5 (4.85%) NetApp
11 4 (3.88%) Polycom
11 4 (3.88%) Veritas
12 2 (1.94%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.94%) Google
12 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.94%) Wyse
Manchester, Lancashire
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